'Hooch' parachutes from 12,000 feet with her owner Sean Herbert over Picton near Sydney in 1998. Jim Smith/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom/File
A dog competes in the Loews Coronado Bay Resort Surf Dog Competition on June 4. Each dog had 10 minutes to catch his or her top two waves and was scored on confidence level, length of ride, and overall ability to 'grip it and rip it.' Benassi/Splash News/Newscom/File
'Bek' blocks a kick a during the 54th Annual Silverado Days in Buena Park, Calif., in 2010. He was playing against children who failed to stop the goal-scoring dog. The athletic canine is part of a two-dog border collie show called Soccer Collies. Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register/Zuma Press/Newscom/File
'Tillman' the bulldog set the world record for the Fastest Skateboarding Dog after riding 100 meters in just 19.678 seconds in Oxnard, Calif. in 2010. Natural Balance Pet Foods/WENN.com/Newsom/File
A dog wake-boards behind a speed boat through the spectator fleet as New Zealand's NZL-60 and Prada, the Italian syndicate yacht, prepare for race four in the America's Cup on the Hauraki Gulf in Auckland, New Zealand in 2000. William West/AFP/Getty Images/Newscom/File
A dog and its handler provide pre-game entertainment at Hornets Stadium in Sacramento, Calif., in 2010. Zuma Press/Newscom/File
'Chopper' is a Harley-loving hound who has his own mini-motorcycle. The black and white Boston Terrier thrilled visitors to the Comic-Con convention in San Diego, Calif. in 2010 by purring along the streets on board the bike – with his owner steering the machine by remote control from a safe distance away. Wenn.com/Newscom/File
A Welsh corgi competes in agility trials at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Calif., in 2009. Zuma Press/Newscom/File
A Labrador retriever named 'Gongzhu,' or princess, stands on a bicycle during a training process by her handler Zhu Zhengxiang at the Anhui Dog Training School on the outskirts of Hefei, China, in 2010. Zuma Press/Newscom/File
A dog competes in the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge at the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis in 2009. AJ Mast/Icon/SMI/Newscom/File
A Welsh Corgi, named Ole, was lost in a Montana avalanche Saturday. Four days later, the loyal dog arrived back at the motel where his owners had stayed.
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A dog that was feared dead after he was swept away in a weekend avalanche that killed his owner showed up four days later at the Montana motel where his owners had stayed the night before going backcountry skiing.